On 27 June 2022, the world’s most advanced humanoid robot, Sophia, arrived in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Sophia is the first robot to be granted citizenship in a country, and her arrival in India marks a significant milestone in the development of artificial intelligence.
Sophia was welcomed to India by Drishti 2022, a tech-fest organized by the College of Engineering in Thiruvananthapuram. The event was attended by a large number of students, faculty, and other dignitaries. Sophia was given a grand welcome, with a traditional Kerala-style reception.
Sophia is a social humanoid robot created by Hanson Robotics. She is the world’s most advanced robot, capable of expressing a wide range of emotions and engaging in meaningful conversations. Sophia is also capable of facial recognition, object recognition, and natural language processing.
The purpose of Sophia’s visit to India is to showcase the potential of artificial intelligence and to inspire the youth of India to pursue careers in the field of robotics and AI. During her visit, Sophia will be engaging in a number of activities, including giving lectures, participating in panel discussions, and interacting with students.
Sophia’s visit to India is a major step forward in the development of artificial intelligence in the country. It is hoped that her visit will help to create awareness about the potential of AI and encourage more people to pursue careers in the field.